Lenovo IdeaPad Z470

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 26%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (22nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 78 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a relatively low single core score, this CPU can handle email, light web browsing and basic audio/video playback, but it will struggle to handle CPU intensive tasks. Finally, with a gaming score of 27.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics1.07% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Very high background CPU (32%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemLenovo IdeaPad Z470  (all builds)
MotherboardLENOVO KL6
Memory5.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20110505
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 09 '19 at 02:50
Run Duration176 Seconds
Run User PHL-User
Background CPU 32%

 PC Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i3-2330M-$160
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 1.95 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
27.2% Poor
1-Core 52.8
2-Core 76.9
32% 64.8 Pts
4-Core 124
8-Core 126
17% 125 Pts
64-Core 125
8% 125 Pts
Poor: 12%
This bench: 27.2%
Great: 32%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 3000 (Mobile V1 1.1/1.2 GHz)
Legend(17AA 3975) 2GB
Driver: igdumd64.dll Ver. 9.17.10.4229
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
1.07% Terrible
Lighting 5.9
Reflection 12.1
Parallax 4
2% 7.33 fps
MRender 5.8
Gravity 2.9
Splatting 7.4
1% 5.37 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.07%
Great: 1%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 2.5" 750GB (2010)-$42
356GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 03.01A03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 23 21 8.2 6.6 9.1 19 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
28.9% Poor
Read 86.3
Write 31.5
Mixed 30
SusWrite 14.7
30% 40.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.3
47% 0.3 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 28.9%
Great: 54%
SMI USB DISK 16GB
11GB free, PID 1000, pq1 U606L
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2.2 3.6 4.1 4.2 4.2 4.1 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
3.4% Terrible
Read 12.5
Write 2.7
Mixed 1.7
SusWrite 3.7
5% 5.15 MB/s
4K Read 3.3
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
12% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.4%
Great: 28%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown JM1333KSN-4G 80AD HMT351S6CFR8C-H9 8GB
1334, 1334 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
47.5% Average
MC Read 17.2
MC Write 18.4
MC Mixed 15.9
49% 17.2 GB/s
SC Read 9.4
SC Write 10
SC Mixed 11
29% 10.1 GB/s
Latency 75.4
53% 75.4 ns
Poor: 22%
This bench: 47.5%
Great: 47%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical IdeaPad Z470 Builds (Compare 337 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 34%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Tree trunk

System: Lenovo IdeaPad Z470

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 35% - Below average Total price: $188
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